Monday, April 26, 2010

Spring Game excites the fans.

Irish return to normal football format for annual Spring Game. What else is returning to normal surrounding the football program?


Thursday, February 4, 2010

The Brian Kelly Era Begins...

Time to simply coach football players and win games. Irish fare OK on signing day, somewhere outside the top 20. But does this really matter?


Thursday, December 10, 2009

Brian Kelly is the man. Good or Not so good?

Swarbrick does his job. Can Kelly do his now?


Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Weis done. Now what?

Pressures squarely on Jack Swarbrick. Can the Irish land a quality coach?


Thursday, November 26, 2009

What went wrong for Weis?

Was it just a lack of head coaching experience at the college level? Is there hope the administration can land a quality candidate?


Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Why Urban Meyer makes sense

Is there truly a "mystique" at Notre Dame that can lure Urban away from Florida? The argument for and against. Brammer and Jordanich go at it.


Sunday, November 15, 2009

Irish program in need of change.

Irish continue downward spiral with lackluster performance against Pitt. Is this the final straw for Weis?


Monday, November 9, 2009

Weis under fire, and this time, it's justifiable.

Heat is on and for good measure. Navy is a good football team, but not that good. Where was the emotion?


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Will the Irish go 10-2?

Momentum seems to be building as Michael Floyd returns to the lineup. Beat Navy and head to Pitt with a quality win there and the Irish should be dancing in a BCS game.


Friday, October 30, 2009

Weis needs convincing win.

Definitely a game that will come down to style. Irish need a convincing win to build momentum through the rest of the season.


Monday, October 26, 2009

Is 5-2 good enough?

Relax, we're 5-2, not 3-4. Yes, we'd love to win with more style and more dominance, but is that realistic?


Sunday, October 18, 2009

Not enough Hail Mary's

Oh so close. Valiant effort by the Irish falls short. What we needed to do to have won the game.


Thursday, October 15, 2009

Live interview with Ara Parseghian.

Ara joins Dome and Domer to give his thoughts on the ND-USC rivalry and provide some insights into what coaching ND was like back when he was there.


Monday, October 12, 2009

Where's the program year-to-date?

Almost half-way through the season, the Irish are 4-1, and her comes USC. Are we where we need to be at this point in the season to expect an Irish victory?


Sunday, October 4, 2009

Weis comes of age.

5 FG's and Weis decides not to go for it on at least 3 occasions. Is this the maturing of a soon to be great coach?


Thursday, October 1, 2009

Washington is no gimme.

ND should come out on top. But there are no guarantees with this football team, especially as of late. Will Weis go conservative?


Monday, September 28, 2009

Acceptable win?

Yeah, it wasn't as pretty as we'd like, but at this point, you take any win you get. Jim comes to the rescue again.


Sunday, September 20, 2009

"Jim" Clausen comes of age.

Jim is the man. Clausen carries the load as the Irish survive MSU and keep Weis alive for now.


Friday, September 18, 2009

Sports Psychology 101

No doubt, the biggest game of the year for the Irish. Can Weis rally the troops?


Monday, September 14, 2009

Hold on, the season isn't over yet.

Yes, the Irish gave one away in Ann Arbor, but is it realistic to think we were going to finish undefeated this year? Big question now is, how will this team respond?


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

ND-Michigan Preview

The edge is clearly in our favor. Do we have the poise and the leadership on this team to withstand an emotional avalanche from Michigan?


Monday, September 7, 2009

Irish start off on right foot.

You could not have scripted a better performance than ND's handling of Nevada in the home opener. Smoke and mirrors, or is this a preview of the 2009 season?


Thursday, September 3, 2009

Enough with the Billboard! ND vs. Nevada

Forget the Billboard, the Fighting Irish open with a stiff test in Nevada. Will the program show improvement, or are we in for a long season once again?


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Depth visible with the Defense as well.

A few question marks on Defense, but for the most part, a very solid group. What can we expect for 2009?


Monday, August 31, 2009

Depth no longer a sore spot for the Irish.

The offense is sporting something it hasn't in a long time, depth. Will this translate into success for 2009?


Monday, August 24, 2009

Irish Football 2009 is upon us!

It's been 16 long years since we've finished a season as a legitimate football powerhouse. Is this finally the year we return to glory?


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Update on Irish Hoops and Football

Irish land quality point guard for 2010 class. The recent NFL draft should be the bottom of the spiral for the football program as 2009 is looking like our return to glory.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Is there optimism in the air for the 2009 Irish?

Not much to get excited about as a result of the Blue-Gold game. But is there optimism for the 2009 season, and if so, why?


Monday, December 1, 2008

Collapse at USC has Weis on the hot seat.

Should he stay or should he go? The Pro's and Con's of each.


Monday, November 24, 2008

Is Charlie Weis the right guy for ND?

Worst loss in Irish history clouds the Weis rebuilding effort. Is there reason to believe there's still an upside to with him leading the program?


Friday, November 21, 2008

Do or die for the Irish as 'Cuse comes to town.

Must win for ND and Weis. No doubt about it.


Monday, November 17, 2008

Irish win ugly

The good, the bad, and the ugly of the Irish win over Navy. What's to come?


Monday, November 10, 2008

Defense shows up against BC, but the offense sputters.

Irish go in reverse against BC. Something is drastically wrong but there doesn't seem to be any easy answers. What gives?


Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Irish let another get away. Only this time it's painful.

Up 17-3 at halftime and we can't close the deal. Is this an indication of more to come from this team, or are we getting ahead of ourselves, yet again?


Thursday, October 30, 2008

Irish at the crossroads as 5-2 Pitt arrives?

Arguably a must win for ND as away games with Boston College and USC loom on the horizon. Pretty much have to take care of business at home.


Monday, October 27, 2008

No love for Willingham

Irish pound Washington as the Willingham era comes to a close there. Who's laughing now?


Thursday, October 16, 2008

Mid-Season Review

So how do the Irish grade mid way through the season? Why the excitement?


Monday, October 13, 2008

Irish let one slip away.

Plenty of blame to go around for this lost, including some bad calls. But is there a silver lining in all of this?


Thursday, October 9, 2008

Defining moment for the Irish.

This game should dictate how the rest of the season goes for the Irish. So why the optimism heading into North Carolina as a 7 pt. underdog?


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The good and bad of the '08 Irish.

At 4-1, we're obviously doing some things right. But is there concern heading into the meat of our schedule?


Monday, October 6, 2008

Passing game rules the day as Irish roll.

So we didn't run all over Stanford, who cares? The object of the game is to win. Irish now 4-1.


Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Can the Irish maintain the momentum against Stanford?

It'll be tough to top the second half performance against Purdue, but matching it would be nice. Irish look to continue to improve in the running game.


Tuesday, September 30, 2008

How good are we at this point in the season?

We're not ranked, and justifiably so, but are we close? A lot of optimism is in the air.


Sunday, September 28, 2008

Balance is the key as offense finally clicks for Irish.

Irish answer the call and put Purdue away the old fashion way.


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

ND-Purdue Pre-game.

Are the Irish in a "must-win" situation? At home and the favorite would seem to indicate so.


Monday, September 22, 2008

Way too early to call for heads.

We're 2-1 and people are calling for heads? C'mon, you can't be serious.


Sunday, September 21, 2008

Not all bad as Irish show some upside in loss to MSU.

Yeah, we definitely lost the game, but we also showed signs of life with our passing game. Defense held their own despite allowing Ringer to ramble for 200 yards.


Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Irish face huge road test at Spartan Stadium.

As an 8 1/2 point underdog, what's a reasonable expectation? Can the Irish continue to show improvement with a loss?


Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Irish still unproven?

Was the Irish victory over Michigan truly a gift? At what point this season do the Irish earn respect from the AP voters.


Sunday, September 14, 2008

Irish make statement with win over Michigan.

Irish capitalize on Michigan turnovers and come up with enough big plays to earn the victory. Why the future looks bright.


Friday, September 12, 2008

Special interview with former ND Coach.

Coach reflects on the National Championship team of 1988 and talks about his fondest memories of Notre Dame.


Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Keys to Success for an Irish win.

A few reasons for hope as the Irish await Michigan.


Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Relax, we're one game into the season.

Can you really make assumptions on the whole year when we're one game into it? Reality check time.


Monday, September 8, 2008

Irish win ugly. Is it more of the same for this year?

Mission accomplished. We win the game, but not the way we wanted. What went wrong?


Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Irish ready for San Diego State. It's time.

Irish start a week late after several 2009 opponents fall in the first week. Is this reason for optimism?


Saturday, August 30, 2008

Interview with DJ Fitzpatrick

Catching up with former Irish kicker DJ Fitzpatrick.


Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The 2008 season is upon us...finally! What to expect?

It's a whole new season, thank God. What's a realistic expectation coming off a 3-9 season? Is there reason for hope?


Friday, May 2, 2008

Irish full of spring festivities in all sports.

The dollar may be falling, but things are way up on campus at Notre Dame. Hockey, Basketball recruiting, Football all see a surge with the warmer weather.

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Are there moral victories?

Irish lose to UConn after collapsing in the final minutes. Should we be happy with a close loss on the road at a place like UConn?

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Sunday, February 10, 2008

Revenge for Irish as they beat Marquette at home. Weis turns over the reins.

Irish win huge game at home as they head down the stretch. Weis gives up play calling for 2008 season.

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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Finally, good news about the Football Program. Bball makes a statement against Seton Hall.

Irish land best recruiting class since the early 90's. Basketball runs all over Seton Hall to move to 7-2.

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Monday, February 4, 2008

Irish win 2 more in the Big East. Will this continue?

Harangody huge again in both wins as Irish defeat Providence and Depaul. Irish land "5-Star Recruit" in hiring of John Tenuta.

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Monday, January 7, 2008

Irish Recruits Shine in All-Star Game. Bball looking like Big East Contenders.

They're young, they're inexperienced, but the incoming class of 2008 is definitely talented. Irish basketball jump to 2-0 in the Big East.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

What defines success in terms of wins for next season?

Looking at next year's schedule and the fact that our current freshman will now be sophomores, what is the expectation in terms of wins-losses for next season?


Monday, December 17, 2007

New Coach at Michigan. Weis lands another top recruit.

What effect does it have on the Irish with Rodriquez now at Michigan? Irish land another top offensive lineman.


Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the Weis Era

What's worked and what hasn't for the Big Guy.


Sunday, November 25, 2007

Irish win 2 in a row!

No ugly wins for a 3-9 team. Freshmen shine in Irish win.


Thursday, November 22, 2007

ND-Stanford Pre-game. Autin Carr's induction to Basketball Hall of Fame.

Irish could add hope for future with win at Stanford. ND great Austin Carr is inducted to College Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Weis heads to Patriots to re-evaluate the system. Good or bad idea?

Why announce to the press your intention of talking to the Patriots? Bball loses ANOTHER heartbreaker down the stretch. Sound familiar?

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Monday, November 19, 2007

Irish manhandle Duke. Freshmen make statement on Senior Day.

How much does this win ease the pain of being 2-9? Is there now more hope vs. Stanford? Bball loses a heartbreaker.

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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Weis under fire, is it justifiable? ND-Duke Pre-Game.

Former 1966 player comes out ripping Weis. What specifically is he upset with? Is it legit?


Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Football/Basketball Update.

How do you explain 1-9? Irish basketball crush Long Island.

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Monday, November 12, 2007

The unthinkable has now happened. Irish are 1-9 for the first time in history.

Can it get any worse? Is there really an explanation for this?


Thursday, November 8, 2007

7-3 Air Force comes to South Bend. Will they leave 8-3?

Irish in need of a win, badly, but Air Force is no gimme. They're 7-3 for a reason.


Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Should we really have expected a win against Navy?

Based on which performance over the previous 8 games, was it conceivable to assume a win against Navy?


Monday, November 5, 2007

Valiant effort by the Irish comes up short. Did it have to be that way?

Plenty of second guessing on this one. We really don't have a kicker who can make a 41 yarder against a slight wind?


Friday, November 2, 2007

ND/Navy Pregame Show. What to expect.

Navy leads the Nation in rushing. Concerns? Absolutely, we're 1-7.


Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Will the streak end against Navy, or do the Irish continue the streak?

How critical is a win for ND against Navy? Can the program survive a loss in any of the last 4 games?


Thursday, October 25, 2007

Football/Basketball Update.

1-7? Time to really start talking basketball.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Coaching? Youth? Lack of Talent?

There has to be some logical explanation for this season, or is there? What's ahead for the future of the program.


Monday, October 22, 2007

"Go ahead, get your laughs in now."

Irish land 5 star wide receiver, Michael Floyd, following USC debacle. It's simply a matter of time.


Thursday, October 18, 2007

Biggest game of the year arrives as USC comes to South Bend

Can the Irish pull off the upset? Would USC survive a devasting loss like this one?


Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Let's face it, Mark May was right, we're 1-6.

At this point in the season we're 1-6, so let's start talking Irish hoops.


Monday, October 15, 2007

Irish hang with BC, but run out of gas.

How much optimism can we gain from a tough loss to BC?


Thursday, October 11, 2007

#4 B.C. comes to town

What's the recipe for an upset over B.C.?


Tuesday, October 9, 2007

How much improvement did we really see against UCLA?

Did the Irish really turn things around offensively, or just take advantage of an ugly situation for UCLA?


Monday, October 8, 2007

Irish pull off the unthinkable and upset UCLA in Pasadena.

Not a pretty win, but could the Irish turn this around and beat BC?


Thursday, October 4, 2007

(The Lost Episode Now Recovered) ND heads to UCLA. Any chance whatsoever?

Could the Irish be headed for 0-6 and how will that affect things in the long run?


Monday, October 1, 2007

Is there a QB controversy brewing?

Sharpley played well, but did Jimmy play that bad? Does it really make sense to switch to Sharpley now?


Sunday, September 30, 2007

No dice for the Irish against Purdue. But maybe a ray of hope?

Second half could be the turning point for the Irish this season. Let's hope so.


Thursday, September 27, 2007

Could this be the weekend the Irish finally get a win?

What needs to happen for the Irish to come out on top against Purdue?


Monday, September 24, 2007

Is Charlie Weis deserving of a 10 year contract?

What has Charlie done in his 3 years here? Are we in a better position now then before?


Sunday, September 23, 2007

Irish now 0-4 for the first time ever. What gives?

Was there anything positive out of the MSU loss on Saturday?


Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Oh brother, MSU comes to town

Is there any scenario where the Irish can win? Why can't we win with young talent when other programs do?


Tuesday, September 18, 2007

How much of this is Ty's fault?

Are we suffering from a complete recruting breakdown from the Ty era, or is Charlie partly to blame?


Sunday, September 16, 2007

Another Blowout

Do you still have faith in Charlie?


Wednesday, September 12, 2007

ND and Michigan both 0-2. Who wins?

Who has the edge in a game like this? Could this be the Irish's first win?


Monday, September 10, 2007

What is the Pulse of the ND Faithful?

Are we better off as a program than we were in Ty's 3rd year?


Sunday, September 9, 2007

PSU beats Irish 31-10

More questions than answers. Is Clausen a ray of hope?


Friday, September 7, 2007

Penn State Pre-Game Show

Do the Irish have a chance? Is this a no-lose or no-win situation?